What we know as Mongolian barbecue is not really of Mongolian origin. The Mongols, mighty warriors that they were, weren�t raiding Asia with grills attached to their backs. Often the warriors would go days without food,
Genghis Khan bento - "Mongoian lamb barbecue is called “Genghis Khan”, here. I don’t know why. Genghis Khan is an emperor who founded the Mongol empire. Lamb and mutton are not so popular in Japan, but “Genghis Khan” is very popular dish in Hokkaido area."